RIP to these products
Commemorating the most memorable products that have gone away
And finding some alternatives along the way.
DISABLED BUTTONS SUCK
Showing buttons as disabled until a form is complete might seem like a good idea. It is not. They usually create a lousy user experience and exclude many people with disabilities. Here’s why disabled buttons suck and what to do instead.
Probably, your first useful Touch Bar app
Working with other companies, we always dreamed of devoting some of our time to the realisation of our own ideas. But commercial projects were always our top priorities, and there wasn’t much time for passion projects. Now that we have our own business,...
Everything Mobile Product Design & Development
Stay up to date with the latest mobile app and website development, design, and strategy news and trends shared by our team of mobile experts at Fuzz.
Google To Pay Apple As Much As $3B To Be The Default Search Engine
Google has long been a default search on Apple’s iPhone, and in order to keep that from changing, →
How we designed Foursquare Swarm 5.0
In this post, the product design team at Foursquare shares their process for the slicked-up Swarm 5.0 →
Amazon opens up access to developer tools for adding Alexa to commercial products
Amazon wants to make its virtual assistant Alexa available on more devices, instead of just its own hardware. →
Why is ARKit better than the alternatives?
Apple’s announcement of ARKit at the recent WWDC has had a huge impact on the Augmented Reality →
Evolving the Facebook News Feed to Serve You Better
Starting late last year, we set out to explore how we could make News Feed more readable, conversational, →
Google is rolling out the tabbed Google app interface to more users
It's been a long road, getting from there to here. Google announced at the end of 2016 that it would →
Accuratizing Software Estimation
One of the most difficult things for modern software companies to deal with, besides cleaning up after →
Launch Lessons: How Tinder, Reddit, Airbnb, Etsy and Uber got their first users
This summer, I’ve been working on getting pre-launch buzz for a real estate startup called Suuty. →
The Best Music to Develop Websites to (What the Science Says)
Coffee is always awesome for getting going in the morning. A good night’s rest will ensure you →
Asking non-leading questions in user interviews
Question design for user interviews is an art.
We interview users because want to gain insights →
Starbucks Will Soon Use This New Artificial Intelligence to Tempt You Into Buying More Coffee
If you always have a caramel macchiato on Mondays, but Tuesdays call for the straight stuff, a double →
A research tool for conscientious creatives
How can you design for everyone without understanding →
Introducing Freehand A whole new way to collaborate creatively
Freehand is an entirely new way to creatively collaborate in InVision. Wireframing, planning, design →
“As a user” needs to stop.
This is great in theory, but writing good user stories is harder than it sounds. I’ve seen well-meaning →
Homepage Links Remain a Necessity
A site logo linking to the homepage is not enough. Logo design and placement, as well as the presence →
Are Notifications A Dark Pattern?
Have you ever had a nightmare where you were literally drowning in little red notification badges? I →
The State Of The Mobile Customer Experience
The June 2017 research study from UserTesting on the retail mobile customer experience found that consumers →
NYC App Leader
Fuzz ranked amongst the top five mobile app developers featured on Clutch’s New York App Developers →
Ignoring User Feedback
There’s no avoiding the fact that we live in a hyperopinionated world where every consumer is a →
Fuzz Rides the Wave
It’s official! The Forrester Wave™: B2C Mobile Services Providers, Q4 2016 has been published, →
IoT Sensors Enable Faster Flood Alerts
As Tropical Storm Emily moved through Florida early this week, residents relied on alerts from local →
Three Square Market To Implant RFID Chips In Employees
Three Square Market (32M) announced news on Monday (July 24) that it is offering the ability for its →
Merge Cube augmented reality toy debuts at Walmart
The Merge Cube is a holographic toy that allows users to physically hold and interact with 3D objects →
We asked 20,000 people who they are and how they’re learning to code
More than 20,000 people responded to our 2017 New Coder Survey, granting researchers an unprecedented →
Which Projects Need React? All Of Them!
When does a project need React? That’s the question Chris Coyier addressed in a recent blog post. →
Google’s blob emoji are great and no one will convince me otherwise
A ton of things happened at Google I/O, but somehow the biggest news from last week was never even mentioned →
Here’s how you can make a 360 VR app in 10 minutes with Unity
Virtual Reality (VR) is exciting. It’s also the New Frontier of app development.
VR is poised →
Designing for VR | A Beginners Guide
The VR age is rapidly approaching.
When the world’s largest tech companies (Google, Facebook, →
Make Your App Instant
A week ago Google officially announced the release of Android Instant Apps and opened the API to all →
Fluid Responsive Typography With CSS Poly Fluid Sizing
Fluid layouts have been a normal part of front-end development for years. The idea of fluid typography, →
Best Practices for Horizontal Lists in Mobile
Many Android and iOS apps have horizontal scrolling lists. Maybe it’s also combined inside a vertical →
Apple Is Manufacturing a Siri Speaker to Outdo Google and Amazon
Apple Inc. is already in your pocket, on your desk and underneath your television. Soon, a device embossed →
Best Books for Mobile First Design
While I have covered mobile UX with a general resource list in the past, I’ve returned to this →
How Airbnb Democratizes Data Science With Data University
Data is essential to us at Airbnb. We characterize data as the voice of our users at scale. Thus, data →
All The UX Prototyping Tools Ever
There are too many prototyping tools. There, I said it.
You may have seen articles comparing multiple →
Storyframes before wireframes
Browsing a well-crafted interface is like reading a great story. As designers, why are we not incorporating →
Product Design Exercises We Use At WeWork Interviews
Use these exercises to practice your product-thinking skills and learn how we test our design candidates.
Product Design Playbook
At the time I’m writing this post, I’ve been a full-time product designer for ~3 years, though →
Google’s 3 Secrets To Designing Perfect Conversations
We’ve all been frustrated when talking to a computer. Maybe it can’t understand what you’re →
VOLVO’S ELECTRIC CAR PLAN ISN’T AS BOLD OR CRAZY AS IT SEEMS
ON TUESDAY, VOLVO took the world on a short journey to the future. Starting in 2019, every new model →
Study: Amazon reaches 85 million Prime members in the U.S.
Amazon continues to add more Prime members who end up spending more with the site, on average, than regular →
A guide to developing bot personalities
Conversational interfaces have reduced user experience down to a few lines of text. With bots, UX becomes →
Amazon’s Alexa passes 15,000 skills, up from 10,000 in February
Amazon’s Alexa voice platform has now passed 15,000 skills — the voice-powered apps that →
Exclusive: this is the Essential Phone
The Essential Phone, brought to us by the person who created Android, is finally ready for the spotlight. →
Katy Perry’s AI
Hi! I'm Katy Perry's official bot. Whoa... I'm on BotList now. I would totally tell you a →
Space, Time and Groceries
At Instacart, we deliver a lot of groceries. By the end of next year, 80% of American →
Five Advantages of Serverless Technology
From huge latency improvements to only paying for what you use, here’s why serverless architecture →
Implementing a slider well
A slider is a simple user interface control where you adjust some value by dragging a handle →
Understanding User-Types in B2B Service Design
This article explores different user-types in B2B Service Design. It will give you an overview of who →